social isolation

Men with disabilities – A cross sectional survey of health promotion, social inclusion and participation at community Men’s Sheds

Nathan J. Wilson, Ph.D., Reinie Cordier, Ph.D., Richard Parsons, Ph.D., Sharmila Vaz, Ph.D.c, Angus Buchanan, D.B.A.d   Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 1, p 118–126 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.013 Background The intersections between chronicity, disability and social inequality are well understood. Novel ways to counter the social determinants of health and disability are needed. Men’s […]

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Parent perceptions of autism severity: Exploring the social ecological context

Robert Hock, Ph.D., Brian K. Ahmedani, Ph.D. Published Online: August 06, 2012 Disability and Health Journal, October 2012 Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 298–304 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.06.002  Abstract Background Health professionals incorporate parent reports into the diagnosis and treatment of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Yet little is known about the contextual forces that may shape […]

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Perceived stigma, strain, and mental health among caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury

Sean M. Phelan, Joan M. Griffin, Wendy L. Hellerstedt, Nina A. Sayer, Agnes C. Jensen, Diana J. Burgess, Michelle van Ryn Disability and Health Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3 Published Online: March 21, 2011 p177–184 Published online: April 22, 2011   Abstract  Background Family caregivers of individuals with stigmatized conditions can experience stigma-by-association and discrimination. […]

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Perceived stigma, strain, and mental health among caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury

Sean M. Phelan, Joan M. Griffin, Wendy L. Hellerstedt, Nina A. Sayer, Agnes C. Jensen, Diana J. Burgess, Michelle van Ryn Disability and Health Journal, issue 3, July 20122, p177–184 Published online: April 22, 2011 Background Family caregivers of individuals with stigmatized conditions can experience stigma-by-association and discrimination. Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may elicit a […]

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